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  • Tea industry continues with high crop, prices, and exports

           Here a d media article of what I posted three days back- Excellent performance by tea industry players, especially the exporters who have taken up the challenges such as high Frieght charges and lack of shipping space/ shortage of containers and stiff competition from low cost supplies of other origin teas - need to maintain the momentum by offering quality Ceylon tea packaging to discerning consumers world over without compromising quality. Small holders continue to receive good income under difficult conditions including tea manufacturers however, the tea price per kilo may decline as there are some invoices with
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  • Sri Lanka Tea Board Participates at “PRODEXPO-2021” in Moscow

        Sri Lanka Tea Board Participates at “PRODEXPO-2021” in Moscow The 28th annual international exhibition of food products, beverages and raw materials used for its production – “PRODEXPO-2021” – kicked off on April 12, 2021 at the “Expocentre” in Moscow and lasted for five days until April 16, 2021. This year the “Expocentre” brought together 1554 companies from 42 countries specialized in meat and fish production, milk, cheese and ice cream production, tea, coffee, juices, etc. This year also Tea Promotion Unit (TPU) at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Russia with the support of the Sri Lanka Tea Board participated
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  • Tea plantations need market-oriented economy with state guidance

        Tea plantations need market-oriented economy with state guidance According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s global economic outlook, based on its January 2021 report, most countries imposed stringent lockdown measures and as a result, the economic activities contracted dramatically on a global scale. The report says that although easing lockdowns can lead to a partial recovery, economic activity is likely to remain subdued until health risks abate. The salient feature of the said IMF report is quoted below. “The global community will need to continue working closely to ensure adequate access to international liquidity for these countries. Where
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  • Ceylon Tea demonstration and tasting in South Africa

        Ceylon Tea demonstration and tasting in South Africa The Sri Lankan High Commission in South Africa, in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Tea Board, organised a “Ceylon Tea demonstration and tasting” event at Brooklyn Mall on 27 March 2021. Representing the tea traders, two leading Ceylon Tea brands in South Africa, Dilmah and Basilur, joined hands with the Mission to demonstrate their new and existing products.   Ambassador of Russia Ilya Ragachev, Ambassador of Iran Mehdi Agha Jafari, and High Commissioner of Mauritius Dr. Prakamarjith Vijaye Lutchmun participated in the event as the special guests. Many Ceylon Tea
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  • Tea Board participates at ‘Coffee, Tea, Cacao Russian Expo 2021’ in Moscow

        Tea Board participates at ‘Coffee, Tea, Cacao Russian Expo 2021’ in Moscow The eighth edition of ‘Coffee, Tea, Cacao Russian Expo 2021’ was held from 11 to 13 March at Music Media Dome in Moscow. This year the expo brought together 170 companies which were exclusively for coffee, tea and cacao.   The Ceylon Tea stand was officially opened by Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Russian Federation Prof. M.D. Lamawansa, along with Minister Counsellor Mohamed Anas, Third Secretary (Tea Promotion) Tishan de Silva and Sri Lankan embassy staff. The ‘Coffee, Tea, Cacao Russian Expo’ is a key
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  • Sri Lankan tea industry latest KPIs have shown substantial improvements

          Sri Lankan tea industry latest KPIs have shown substantial improvements Tea export revenue from January to february 2021  has increased to Rs 41 Billion compared with Rs 38 Billion during the same period 2020. The f.o.b. price per kilo of tea has also increased substantially from Rs 823/= to Rs 932/= ,an increase of Rs 109/= per kilo. The total tea production during the same period has also increased to 45 million kilos from 40 million kilos and the average auction price during the period january to february has improved from Rs 595/= to Rs 645/- thus tricked down the benefit
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  • IMF lauds Sri Lanka tea industry’s online auction platform in response to COVID-19 disruption

        IMF lauds Sri Lanka tea industry’s online auction platform in response to COVID-19 disruption Mar 11, Colombo: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lauded the overnight transformation of Sri Lanka’s live tea auction to the online auction platform when the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the 125-year-old tradition. “Innovators around the world are responding to the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic with creative digital solutions,” the IMF said in a recent report highlighting Sri Lanka’s innovation to fight the pandemic’s disruption.     In Sri Lanka, the tea industry—fundamental to the economy and employing millions—came to a sudden halt
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  • The Sltb's Latets Virual B2B Session on Tea Trade Involved the USA

          The Sltb's Latets Virual B2B Session on Tea Trade Involved the USA  
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  • Tea industry starts 2021 with high crop, prices

          Tea industry starts 2021 with high crop, prices   Production up 5% to 23 MnKg, low grown production at 3-year high Export volumes down 6% to 20.8 MnKg, but earnings up 6% to Rs. 19.2 b Exports of bulk tea, tea bags up, packeted tea down FOB value of Rs. 923.99 records highest-ever rupee FOB value Turkey emerges as largest importer for Jan. 2021 followed by Russia and Iraq The tea industry witnessed an increase in production and began the year with lower export volumes, but with higher returns, brokers said yesterday.The country’s tea production in January
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  • Tea Chief Molligoda appointed to BOC Board

          Tea Chief Molligoda appointed to BOC Board Finance Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has appointed Jayampathi Molligoda to the Board of Bank of Ceylon (BOC). Molligoda is also the current Chairman of the Sri Lanka Tea Board.Prior to his current assignment, he served as Executive Deputy Chairman/CEO at Bogawantalawa Tea Estates PLC (BTE) till 10 December 2019, having joined BTE as Director - Finance in 1992. In addition, he served as Chairman of the Independent Audit Committee of Finlay Teas, Colombo, during the period 2004-2015, and Senior Finance Manager at Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd. during the period 1991/92. Prior to
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  • Sri Lanka to sign MoU with China to market Pure Ceylon Tea both online and offline

          Sri Lanka to sign MoU with China to market Pure Ceylon Tea both online and offline The Cabinet approved the proposal submitted by the Minister of Plantation for entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Sri Lanka Tea Board and Fujian Star China International Trade Company Limited for marketing Pure Ceylon Tea both online and offline utilizing the probabilities in Chinese tea market. Fujian Star China International Trade Company Ltd is a subsidiary company of Bennie Tea Industry Company Limited, which is engaged in tea import, export and in e-commerce. Under the MoU, the Chinese company
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  • Ceylon Tea welcomed Tourist Flight from Ukraine to Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport on 28th & 29th December 2020

          Ceylon Tea welcomed Tourist Flight from Ukraine to Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport on 28th & 29th December 2020 The much awaited opportunity came to a reality after having long discussions, negotiations, debates, deliberations with different stakeholders with this first two tourist flight arrival after having shutdown nearly a years’ time due to Global Novel COVID Outbreak affected worldwide. The Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport authorities have made huge efforts to welcome the arrival of two flights consist of tourist in compliance with the operational formalities at the airport by having special emphasis towards the health formalities against COVID
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  • ''CEYLON TEA OUR NATIONS PRIDE'' - A ROAD MAP FOR SRI LANKA TEA INDUSTRY, A WAY FORWARD

            ''CEYLON TEA OUR NATIONS PRIDE'' - A ROAD MAP FOR SRI LANKA TEA INDUSTRY, A WAY FORWARD - Watch full Video    
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  • Ceylon Black Tea Campaign kicked off through Social media Platforms

          Ceylon Black Tea Campaign kicked off through Social media Platforms The Ceylon black Tea promotion campaign kicked off this December 2020, with a total investment of Rs.35million aimed at boosting “Ceylon Tea – The World Favorite Tea” though social media platforms. Sri Lanka Tea Board (SLTB) Director Promotion Pavithri Peiris told, the promotion campaign would be conducted through the social media platforms in countries such as Russia, Ukraine, Japan, China, Germany, USA, Chile, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Iran and the campaign is rolled out from December 2020 to March 2020 for three months period
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  • Embassy of Sri Lanka in Riyadh hands over ‘Ceylon Tea’ face masks for the LuLu Hyper Market staff

        Embassy of Sri Lanka in Riyadh hands over ‘Ceylon Tea’ face masks for the LuLu Hyper Market staff ​The Embassy of Sri Lanka Riyadh handed over a set of ‘Ceylon Tea’ branded face mask for the staff of the LuLu Hyper Markets in Riyadh. The LuLu Hyper Market is one of the leading world-class supermarket chains which promotes Ceylon tea in their 16 outlets in the Kingdom. While thanking the initiative made by the Embassy, Mr. Moiz Nuruddhin, the Regional Manager of the LuLu Hypermarkets in Riyadh Region said that this concept of Ceylon Tea dyed facemask is
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  • The Government will shortly be kicking off Ceylon Black Tea campaign with the Lion logo

        The Government will shortly be kicking off Ceylon Black Tea campaign with the Lion logo The Government will shortly be kicking off Ceylon Black Tea campaign with the Lion logo targeting 12 countries such as Russia Ukraine, Japan, China, middle eastern countries Australia etc.The campaign will target special attention among the young generation creating awareness Ceylon Tea comes from Sri Lanka and its logo is Lion logoUsing digital and social media, web posts Vedic clippings etc, We are also using KOL (key opinion leaders) and influencers and few celebrities, Sri Lanka Tea Board Chairman Jayampathy Molligoda told Daily
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  • SRI LANKA TEA INDUSTRY FACING UP TO NEW CHALLENGES

        SRI LANKA TEA INDUSTRY FACING UP TO NEW CHALLENGES Since the Spanish flu infected close to a third of the, then global population a century ago, not even the First & Second World War could bring about an enormous tragedy on the human race until the COVID 19 pandemic hit all corners of Planet Earth. The New Corona Virus cases are already racing towards the 50 Million mark and the death toll exceeding 1.2 Million people with just the Second Wave of the pandemic beginning to spread all over the world like a wild fire aided by the
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  • First Ever Silpo - Sri Lankan featured Supermarket Mall opens in greater Kiev, Ukraine by Fozzy Group joint with Sri Lanka Tea Board

        First Ever Silpo - Sri Lankan featured Supermarket Mall opens in greater Kiev, Ukraine by Fozzy Group joint with Sri Lanka Tea Board Silpo – Sri Lanka is the World’s first Sri Lanka featured mall and provides unrivalled Ceylon tea shopping facilities and Sri Lankan experience. Fozzy Group is one of the largest trade industrial groups in Ukraine and one of the leading Ukrainian retailers, with over 500 outlets all around the country and slipo was established in 1998. The group sells food and household products via its Silpo supermarkets chain and Le Silpo. The Sri Lanka Tea Board delegation
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  • First Ever Silpo - Sri Lankan featured Supermarket Mall opens in greater Kiev, Ukraine by Fozzy Group joint with Sri Lanka Tea Board +

        First Ever Silpo - Sri Lankan featured Supermarket Mall opens in greater Kiev, Ukraine by Fozzy Group joint with Read More
  • SRI LANKA TEA INDUSTRY FACING UP TO NEW CHALLENGES +

        SRI LANKA TEA INDUSTRY FACING UP TO NEW CHALLENGES Since the Spanish flu infected close to a third Read More
  • The Government will shortly be kicking off Ceylon Black Tea campaign with the Lion logo +

        The Government will shortly be kicking off Ceylon Black Tea campaign with the Lion logo The Government will Read More
  • Embassy of Sri Lanka in Riyadh hands over ‘Ceylon Tea’ face masks for the LuLu Hyper Market staff +

        Embassy of Sri Lanka in Riyadh hands over ‘Ceylon Tea’ face masks for the LuLu Hyper Market staff Read More
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